Inlet Concert Series

Upcoming Events

Saturday nights in July and August

Arrowhead Lakefront - July Concerts 7-9 pm, August concerts 6-8 pm

Rain location: Fern Park Pavilion

July 1, 2017 - Tom O'Carroll - 7-9 pm

Dublin born folklorist, folk-singer, and instrumentalist Tom O'Carroll brings a wealth of stories, humor, wit, and history to his performances. Whether playing a plaintive air on the tin whistle, or singing and playing rousing traditional songs to the accompaniment of the guitar or the bodhrán (Irish drum), Tom will captivate all with his lively program of Irish culture. Tom has been singing the songs and playing the tunes of his native Ireland for over 30 years. He enlivens these programs with his trademark humor and incredible stock of stories and anecdotes.

July 4, 2017 - Jamie Notarthomas - 7:30 pm

Jamie is a very sincere and inspired artist. His previous three original CDs have progressively developed a mix of musical styles, influenced by what he refers to as the twelve apostoles of rock and roll, such as John Lennon, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, James Taylor, Bob Marley, Leonard Cohen, Peter Gabriel, and Luis Jordan.

 July 8, 2017 - Annie and the Hedonists - 7-9 pm

Acoustic blues, vintage jazz, and swing. Folk-roots American. Annie Rosen on lead vocals; Jonny Roden on guitar and vocals; Peter Davis on clarinet, tenor guitar, piano, and vocals. Their website:

July 15, 2017 - Dan Duggan & Peggy Lynn - 7-9 pm

Peggy Lynn, better known as "The First Lady of Adirondack Music," is recognized nationwide for her soulful songwriting and extraordinary vocal versatility. Dan Duggan is known nationally for his wizardry on Hammered Dulcimer and Flat Picking Guitar, and is the recipient of the National Hammered Dulcimer Championship.  Their websites:   Meet Dan Duggan   Meet Peggy Lynn

July 22, 2017 - The Buskers - 7-9 pm

"Folk impurists" with a smart, distinct voice and a kitchen sink repertoire of influences from jug band and jazz to roots rock. Their sound is defined by deep respect for the craft of songwriting and arranging and a shared love for the inventive possibilities of improvisation. Their website:

July 29, 2017 - Shrinking Violets - 7-9 pm

Playing together as Shrinking Violets since 1993, Darryl and Julia Murdock completed their partnership by marrying in 1997. They have wandered throughout the Northeast, gracing such stages as Night Eagle Café and Coffeehouse in Oxford, NY and Caffe Lena's in Saratoga Springs, NY. They have an instantly recognizable, yet undefinable singer/songwriter style that can best be described as 'jazzy acoustic folk pop'. Both Darryl and Julia are classically trained and experienced in performing for many types of audiences. Their website:

August 5, 2017 - Karen Savoca & Pete Heitzman - 6-8 pm

 Karen and Pete tour around the country with the energetic mix of folk, rock and punk. Their website:

August 12, 2017 - Dan Berggren - 6-8 pm

A tradition-based songsmith, Dan Berggren writes with honesty, humor, and a strong sense of place. His songs explore the many dimensions of home, hard-working folks, taking care of our planet, and each other.  His website: Dan Berggren

August 19, 2017 - Bill Staines - 6-8 pm

"Any new song that can live comfortably beside the well-worn songs of folk tradition has a good chance of surviving the test of time. Such, we believe, are the songs of Bill Staines" — Charles "Sandy" Paton, Folk Legacy Records. His website: Bill Staines

August 26, 2017 - My Sweet Patootie - 6-8 pm

My Sweet Patootie is contemporary roots and ragtime at its best; bringing tight harmonies, monstrous guitar, sizzling fiddle, and percussion together in one perfect package. Founded in 2007 by Canadian Folk Music Award winners Sandra Swannell and Terry Young, the trio has a growing international reputation. From original swing to funky fiddle-tune arrangements to exquisite ballads, they deliver a must-see show that Driftwood Magazine describes as "two parts exemplary musicianship, one part vaudeville comedy". Their website: My Sweet Patootie

September 2, 2017 - The Jam Bones - 6-8 pm

An energetic retro-styled trio that performs music from a number of styles including oldies, blues, R&B, rock and roll, reggae, country, and more. They recreate covers from a wide range of artists and also perform original music from their two all-original CDs, "Shake and Bake" and "New Recipe." Their website:

Inlet's concert series is brought to you by the Town of Inlet, the Inlet Area Business Association, Adirondack Reader, French Louie ADK Sports & Eugene Melnyczuk. This project is made possible, in part, with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.